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At Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Tavish Mathiasen, Hospital Manager.

Veterinary Technician

Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital

About the Role

Do you have a passion for taking care of pets and the people who love them?

At Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital, we are passionate about the care we provide to our patients and clients. We are looking for a Veterinary Technician or Assistant to support our goal of creating healthier lives for our patients and their families. 

Our team is passionate about their work and we are incredibly close; we have created a friendly atmosphere and an enjoyable work environment. MLVH is a talented and collaborative team that enjoys working together to provide excellent patient care and client services. We have a long history of providing excellent service to our community. We pride ourselves on offering compassionate and affordable care while practicing cutting-edge medicine and surgery. We take great pride in working closely with several local rescue groups. In a typical week, we see plenty of dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens, as well as the occasional rabbits, guinea pigs, and other pocket pets. 

Who are we looking for?

As an experienced veterinary technician or assistant, you already know what it takes to be a successful veterinary professional. Some of the key skills that we are looking for with this particular opportunity include: 


  • Anesthetic Assisting and Monitoring
  • Skill in Dentistry
  • Venipuncture and IV catheter placement
  • Obtaining a complete patient history and maintaining treatment records 
  • Vaccine knowledge
  • Preventative care knowledge

This is a full-time position for an experienced (at least 2 years) veterinary licensed veterinary technician or assistant. 

We take employee well-being seriously and offer competitive compensation, medical benefits (including health, dental, and vision), 401K, training, a family-friendly atmosphere, and more. 

The salary range for this position is $20 - $30 / hour.  Compensation is negotiable based on credentials and experience.  The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, and experience.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a hospital with a fun-loving, yet professional, atmosphere. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Learn more about our team 

What's In It For You

Financial Benefits: 

  • A flexible approach to compensation that will reflect your skillset and future performance
  • 401(k) matching & Roth Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 529 Savings Plan
  • Tuition Support Program
  • Referral bonus program 

Wellness Benefits: 

  • Health Insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • Supplemental insurance, including accident, critical illness, hospital, short and long-term disability, legal plan, and employee, spouse, and child-dependent life insurance
  • Sick Time / Paid Time Off
  • Free/discounted lab work for all employee pets
  • Pet discounts on services and products
  • Pet food discount program 

Workplace Benefits: 

  • Quarterly Team Rewards Bonus Program
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • State license reimbursement
  • VTNE exam fee reimbursement
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Ability to join our VetCor Techlife Facebook group of over 800 veterinary technicians company-wide

Lifestyle Benefits:

  • Six paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discount program

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Mother Lode Veterinary Hospital and Vetcor. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all employees. Every team member enriches our diversity by exposing us to various ways to understand and engage with the world. That's why we're committed to a workplace culture where employees are comfortable being their authentic selves, feel a complete sense of belonging, and are empowered to reach their highest potential.